Eighth-day anniversaries for Arsenal: two victories, one loss, and one tie. the beginning of the third double season.

Eighth-day anniversaries for Arsenal: two victories, one loss, and one tie. the beginning of the third double season.

The celebrations.

Born on September 8, 1869, is Arthur George Worrall. He began playing center forward for Goldthorne Villa, then had stints with Wolverhampton Wanderers, Burton Swifts, and Leicester Fosse before signing with Woolwich Arsenal.

The first Football League games were played on September 8 of that year, though there was no consensus on how the League standings would be determined.
Gershom Cox of Aston Villa, who played defense, scored the first-ever League own goal. Jerry Cooper, who joined Arsenal in 1893, played for Wolverhampton against Aston Villa.

Henry Boyd’s debut goal came on September 8, 1894.
Between September 1894 and December 1896, he scored 32 goals in 41 league games, giving him the highest goals-to-games ratio of any player who played 30 or more games for the club.

On September 8, 1915, while waiting to be combined into a regiment, the 177th (Fulham) Royal Field Artillery Brigade and the 182nd (also funded by Henry Norris) marched through the streets of Fulham for the first time.

On September 8, 1915, Arsenal defeated Glossop North End 4-0 at home, with goals from King and two other players.
Again, only 7000 people attended the third straight sparse match.
However, Arsenal had scored seven goals through its first three games, which was not a bad start.

8 September 1919: Tottenham, who had been denied a spot in Division 1 by Arsenal in the summer, were already in first place in the Second Division after winning all three games with a total of 13 goals and just one goal allowed, appearing to support their claim for a spot in the top division.
But on this particular day, Arsenal defeated Liverpool 1-0 to solidify their place in the top division.

Jock Rutherford returned to Arsenal on September 8th, 1923, following a very brief stint as Stoke’s manager.

8 September 1925: It appears that Sir Henry Norris was delegating more and more of his responsibilities to his staff, both at Arsenal and in his building business, based on Bromley Council’s request for changes to the plans for buildings put forth by his company.
When he personally oversaw the applications, requests for changes never occurred.

Leeds, who had already suffered two losses and one win, traveled to Arsenal on September 8th.
Drake scored the goal in the 1-1 draw.
As a result, Sunderland, Sheffield W, Preston, and Arsenal made up the top four teams in the league.

The RAF Penrhos bombing school was set on fire by Welsh nationalists on September 8, 1936, sparking the Tân yn Lln (Fire in Lln) demonstrations.
Local pressure prevented the UK government from locating the site in Northumberland or Dorset, but it overcame great resistance to push through the development in Wales.

Brentford, who had for a time last season appeared to have a chance at winning the title, were the visitors to Arsenal on September 8.
Arsenal’s 0-1 loss was disappointing because the team had been able to start the same lineup for the third straight league game.
The season didn’t get off to a good start.

Goalkeeper Ralph Guthrie played in just two games starting on September 8, 1954.
a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester City.
After two seasons, he moved to Hartlepools Utd after signing with Tow Law Town.

October 8, 1970.
Bobby Hope, a midfielder for WBA, received an offer from Arsenal of £125,000, but the deal fell through, and Hope remained at Albion until 1972, when he transferred to Birmingham City.

In front of 27,294 spectators, Arsenal defeated Barnsley 1-0 on September 8, 1971.
The season’s first starts for Marinello and Roberts were made.
Kennedy gave Arsenal the early lead, and from that point on they appeared to be playing as though such elite athletes were being forced to play third division competition, which made the game somewhat tedious.

On September 8, 1979, only 16,429 people bothered to pay to watch Arsenal lose 2-3 to Derby, who hadn’t scored a goal all season.
Wolverhampton Wanderers paid Aston Villa £1.5 million for Andy Gray, shattering the nation’s transfer record for the second time in four days.
Arsenal did nothing despite not having made a significant replacement for Macdonald.

Arsenal defeated Liverpool 3-1 in front of 50,006 on September 8, 1984, to take the league lead for the first time in 12 years. Arsenal had three victories, one draw, and one loss going into the next game, a 2-1 loss to Ipswich.

Chelsea defeats Arsenal 1 on September 8.
Fourth league game of the third Double campaign.
After four games, Arsenal had two victories, one loss, and one draw thanks to a goal from Henry.
The fact that Arsenal had scored 10 goals while only giving up three may be more intriguing.

Matt Flamini, who had been released at the conclusion of the 2015–16 campaign, was signed by Crystal Palace on September 8. He thus carried on his streak of transfers without ever being charged a transfer fee.
He played for Getafe in La Liga after leaving Palace, returning without paying a fee.

By defeating Zurich in the opening Europa League match on September 8, 2022, Arsenal improved to 7-0.
Turner and Marquinhos both made their club debuts.
When Queen Elizabeth II passed away, it was announced at halftime, and Arsenal’s players came back wearing black armbands.

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